Matthews Welschire


Pragmatist, Gandhi, and Veal


You, my pest. You who hold entire history of my past -
landscape of my soul's pace, the ping-ponged echo
of parking garage voices

while
somewhere a sneeze cures cancer
instead of creating a hurricane...

And late in that same day (before it closes)
sitting calmly,

I weep.
Eating veal with the smiling,
ravenous and bespectacled ghost of Gandhi

Submitted: Friday, September 13, 2013
Edited: Saturday, September 14, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Pragmatist, Gandhi, and Veal by Matthews Welschire )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 1 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. I reached deep into a pocket........., Marshall Gass
  2. Leaves Of The Past, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  3. Movement, Marshall Gass
  4. The lone sparrow., Marshall Gass
  5. Always, C.k. Pearse
  6. marigolds, Marshall Gass
  7. Distance, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  8. Winter's Untrust, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  9. Forbidding Mourning, Lilly Emery
  10. That Old, Sweet Poison, C.k. Pearse

Poem of the Day

poet Emily Dickinson

239

"Heaven"—is what I cannot reach!
The Apple on the Tree—
Provided it do hopeless—hang—
That—"Heaven" is—to Me!

...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet John Burroughs

 

Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]